The Caucus Foundation Awards Grants to Chapman Filmmakers

July 21, 2017 by | Kudos!

From the Editor: This spring, The Caucus for Producers, Writers, Directors awarded three of five grants to Chapman filmmakers: Amanda Renee Knox’17 (dir. Night Call) and Paul Mowry’17 (writ./dir. Marty and Stacy’s Pixelated Dream Show) received grants on behalf of the Annenberg Foundation, and Ashton Avila’17 (writ./dir. I Got You Babe) received one of The Caucus Foundation

Lexus and The Weinstein Company are Accepting Submissions from Up-and-Coming Filmmakers

July 20, 2017 by | Opportunities

The Weinstein Company and Lexus have partnered up to elevate the next generation of up-and-coming filmmakers. The fourth season of the award-winning Lexus Short Films is accepting submissions based on the theme TRANSFORMATION. Interested filmmakers can submit their films using Withoutabox without having to pay a submission fee. Submissions will be reviewed by an esteemed

4 Chapman films selected as 2017 Student Academy Awards Semi-Finalists

July 19, 2017 by | News

We are pleased to announce that four Chapman films have advanced to the Semi-Finalist stage of the 2017 Student Academy Awards: Beginning of the Road – Graduate Documentary Thesis Film (dir. Jeremiah Thompson) Dempsey the Diabetic Superhero – Community Voices Documentary Film (dir. Kendall Goldberg, Greyson Horst, Rocky Pajarito, Caroline Roffe) A Foreman – Graduate Non-Thesis Film (dir.

STRANGER THINGS -created by Matt and Ross Duffer’07 -nominated for 18 Emmy’s

July 14, 2017 by | News

The Netflix series Stranger Things, created by alumni Matt Duffer’07 and Ross Duffer’07, received a whopping 18 nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards including Outstanding Drama, Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. The series tied with FX’s FEUD (Bette and Joan) as one of the most nominated shows for this year’s awards, following Saturday Night

Film Festival Kudos for July

July 13, 2017 by Kevin Harman | Kudos!

Four films have been selected for the Oscar-Qualifying 35th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival including Ashton Avila’s I GOT YOU BABE, Grant Moore’s PICKLE, Tom Teller’s ICARUS, Gareth Burghes’ LIFE & ATROPHY in a World Premiere Five of our films have been accepted to the 36th Annual Breckenridge Film Festival in Colorado including Brian Robau’s

CU Alums Explore E3

June 26, 2017 by Samuel Prince | Alumni

This year the Electronic Entertainment Exposition rolled into Los Angeles with a record 68,400 attendees. For the first time, event organizers elected to open the doors to the general public with tickets available to non-industry insiders. Many Chapman alumni were in attendance for the largest E3 ever. We reached out to a few to find

Epiphany in the Margins by Nour Oubeid’18

June 21, 2017 by Nour Oubeid | Film Production

From the Editor: Nour Oubeid (BFA/Film Production ’18) is a recipient of a Women of Chapman award for her upcoming thesis film Amal. Epiphany in the Margins reflects on how her film will examine the concept of exploring one’s identity.  Developing a senior thesis project can be a bit harrowing. “This is the time for you to showcase